Centre for Advanced Composite Materials

Novel Materials

Novel materials are of constant interest in our changing world. The Centre conducts research into the creation, limits and application of new materials and composites.

Research areas

Micro and nano-fibrillar polymer-polymer composites

Enhanced mechanical properties, reduced gas transfer, tissue scaffolds

Rotational moulding

Biocomposite reinforcement and foaming


High performance biocomposites

Biodegradability and sustainability

Thermoplastic starch and PLA


Self healing composites


Anti-reflective coatings

Flammability performance

Synthetic and bio-derived composites